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Roots & All Playlist - May 29, 2018

May 30, 2018

GOIN' BACK TO INDIANA – ROBBIE FULKS - HAPPY

WAY OUT THERE - RAISING ARIZONA – CARTER BURWELL (JOHN CROWDER – YODEL)

DOUBLE YODEL - STEVE GILLETTE & CINDY MANGSEN - BERRYMANIA: THE SONGS OF LOU AND PETER BERRYMAN

YODELADY - OLD MAN LUEDECKE - DOMESTIC ECCENTRIC

STANDIN' ON A CORNER [BLUE YODEL NO 9] – JIMMIE ROGERS - DAVID GRISMAN & JERRY GARCIA - BEEN ALL AROUND THIS WORLD

GAMBLER'S YODEL - DOC & MERLE WATSON – DEEP IN THE GAP BLUE

Many people say the Eel River is arguably the best opportunity for wild salmon recovery on the entire west coast. The river and salmon have weathered decades of overfishing, abusive logging, catastrophic floods and droughts, and a hydro-power project that diverts water out of the Eel River basin and into the Russian River. In 2014, the river ran dry for the first time in recorded history. Today, the Eel River’s recovering wild salmon compete for water with the region’s wine and cannabis industries.

Jeffrey Parker

KZYX celebrated the life and contributions of legendary broadcast engineer Ron O'Brien in a ceremony on Wednesday naming our main broadcast studio in Ron's honor. Ron's wife Mary honored KZYX by joining a ceremonial unveiling of a commemorative plaque during Jamie Roberts' long-running Radiogram program.

Mary O'Brien donated a beautiful KZYX belt buckle from Ron's personal belongings to mark the occasion. The buckle was given to loyal station supporter Jacob Bass, who called in a donation during the ceremony.

Sheri Quinn

Bernadette Smith is a member of the Manchester/Point Arena Band of Pomo Indians. She's proud to sing beside her father, a well respected leader and 

powerful teacher among tribes across Northern California. He inspired her, as well as countless others, to keep indigenous song and dance a vibrant part of their communities.  Special thanks to author Kim Bancroft for providing the tape of her interview with Bernadette Smith. 

Students Show Photos By Local Homeless People

May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018 —  A few weeks ago, I went the emergency winter shelter in Ukiah to talk to people about what they planned to do next, now that the shelter is closed for the season. I met a couple of high school seniors who are not homeless, but who wanted to do something to alleviate the stigma surrounding people who are.

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